Images Reveal A ‘Snowman’ At The Frigid Outer Reaches Of Our Solar System

Scientists say Ultima Thule, a newly explored world out beyond Pluto, is a relic from our solar system's earliest days.

(Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

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Images Reveal A ‘Snowman’ At The Frigid Outer Reaches Of Our Solar System

Scientists say Ultima Thule, a newly explored world out beyond Pluto, is a relic from our solar system's earliest days.

(Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

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Way Beyond Pluto, An Icy World Is Ready For Its Close-Up

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Minutes after the turn of the new year, NASA's New Horizons probe will fly by a minor planet in the most distant exploration of a world ever attempted.

(Image credit: JPL/NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Steve Gribben)

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Way Beyond Pluto, An Icy World Is Ready For Its Close-Up

An artist

Minutes after the turn of the new year, NASA's New Horizons probe will fly by a minor planet in the most distant exploration of a world ever attempted.

(Image credit: JPL/NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Steve Gribben)

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